Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

1512-1594 Italy-Mannerism

 

Brief Biography-Recent accounts suggest Tintoretto was born in 1518, Mathew Pilkington 1701-1784, lists 1512; I personally prefer scripts of antiquity over 'webery'.
Jacopo Robusti was known as Tintoretto because he was the son of a dyer. He was a disciple of Titian and was influenced by the works of Michelangelo Buonaroti. He had the colouring of Titian and a style of Michelangelo.
He was referred to as 'Il Furiofo Tintoretto' the Impetuous Tintoretto because of his haste in submitting a painting to the school of Confraternity of S Roche in Venice, before Paolo Veronese and other artists could do so. He worked so fast he sometimes painted without sketching. The hastiness of his work depended on the remunerations, which occasionally discredited his standing.
The Doge and the Senate of Venice engaged him to paint his apartments. He painted a large composition of the victory of the Venetians over the Turks in 1571. The paintings which he undertook for a year gained him an infallibly high reputation. Many of his works are in the palaces, churches and convents of Venice to this day. His daughter Marietta who died at the age of thirty was also a successful portrait painter.

 

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Capture
of Parma

Capture of Parma

Christ
Before Pilot

Christ Before Pilot

The
Crucifixion

Crucifixion

The
Last Judgment

The Last Judgment

Conquest
of Zara

Conquest of Zara

Martyrdom
of Ten Thousand

Martyrdom of Ten Thousand

Saint George
and the Dragon

Saint George

The
Last Super

The Last Super


Saint Roch in Prison
Visited by an Angel

Saint Roch in Prison Visited

Assumption
of the Virgin

Assumption of the Virgin

Marriage
at Cana

Marriage at Cana

Bacchus-Venus
and Ariadne

Bacchus-Venus and Ariadne

Christ and the
Woman Taken-

Christ and the Woman Taken in Adultery

Creation of the
Animals

Creation of the Animals

Doge Nicolo da
Ponte Invoking-

Doge Nicolo da Ponte Invoking the Protection of the Virgin


Christ Washing the
Feet of His Disciples

Christ Washing the Feet of His Disciples


Danae

Danae

Galeas
For Montes

Galeas For Montes

Mercury
and Graces

Mercury and the Graces

Miracle
of the Slave

Miracle of the Slave

Esther before
Ahasuerus

Esther before Ahasuerus

Finding of the body
of Saint Mark

Finding of the body of Saint Mark

Lamentation over
the Dead Christ

Lamentation over the Dead Christ

Minerva Sending
Away Mars

Minerva Sending Away Mars from Peace and Prosperity

Paradise
Detail

Paradise Detail

paradise
detail two

paradise detail two

Probatica
Piscina

Probatica Piscina

Rescue
of Arsinoe

Rescue of Arsinoe

Flight
into Egypt

The Flight into Egypt

Saint Augustine
Healing the Lame

Saint Augustine Healing the Lame

Saint Mark-s Body
Brought to Venice

Saint Mark-s Body Brought to Venice

The Adoration of
the Shepherds

The Adoration of the Shepherds

The Birth of John
the Baptist

The Birth of John the Baptist

The Miracle
of Manna

The Miracle of Manna

battle between turks
and christians

battle between turks and christians

 

christ and the
adulteress

christ and the adulteress

christ at the sea
of galilee

christ at the sea of galilee

christ in the house
of martha and mary

christ in the house of martha and mary


crucifixion

crucifixion

doge nicolo da ponte
receiving a laurel

doge nicolo da ponte receiving a laurel crown from venice

joseph and
potiphar's wife

joseph and potiphar's wife

judith and
holofernes

judith and holofernes


man in armour

man in armour

moses bringing forth
water from the rock

moses bringing forth water from the rock

moses receiving the
tables of the law

moses receiving the tables of the law


paradise

paradise

portrait of
a gentleman

portrait of a gentleman

procurator of
saint mark's

portrait of a procurator of saint mark's

portrait of
a senator

portrait of a senator

portrait of a white
bearded man

portrait of a white bearded man

portrait of
a woman

portrait of a woman

portrait of doge
girolamo priuli

portrait of doge girolamo priuli

portrait of procurator
jacopo soranzo

portrait of procurator jacopo soranzo

portrait of procurator
nicolo priuli

portrait of procurator nicolo priuli[

portrait of sebastiano
venier with a page

portrait of sebastiano venier with a page

saint george and
the dragon two

saint george and the dragon two

saint jerome and
saint andrew

saint jerome and saint andrew

saint louis saint
george

saint louis saint george and the princess

saint mark rescuing
a saracen

saint mark rescuing a saracen from shipwreck


saint nicholas

saint nicholas

saint roch in
the hospital

saint roch in the hospital

susanna and
the elders

susanna and the elders


the ascension

the ascension

the battle of
the taro

 the battle of the taro

the conversion
of saul

the conversion of saul


the deposition

the deposition

the descent
into hell

the descent into hell

the origin of
the milky way

the origin of the milky way

the resurrection
of christ

the resurrection of christ

the siege
of asola

the siege of asola

the supper at
emmaus

the supper at emmaus by Jacopo Robusti Tintoretto

venus mars and
vulcan

venus mars and vulcan


visitation

visitation

women
playing music

women playing music